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Lehigh Hanson announces US$600m expansion and modernisation project

13 July 2018, Published under Cement News

US-based Lehigh Hanson Inc has announced a US$600m plan to modernise and expand its plant in Mitchell, Indiana. The project to increase production capacity while significantly reducing energy usage and emissions, is the largest expansion and modernisation that the company has undertaken in North America.  "The modernisation of the Mitchell plant will enable us to produce cement more efficiently and sustainably through the use of state-of-the-art technology and the latest in environmental c...

Cemex finalises Pacific Northwest Materials divestment

03 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex SAB de CV has completed the divestment of its Pacific Northwest Materials Business through one of its US subsidiaries to Cadman Materials Inc, part of HeidelbergCement-owned Lehigh Hanson Inc. Pacific Northwest Materials Business includes seven aggregate quarries, five ready-mix concrete plants and three asphalt operations in Oregan adn Washington, USA. The company generated about US$110m revenues and about USS14m  of EBITDA in 2016 with about 350 employees. The acquired aggregates ...

US: HeidelbergCement moves closer to acquiring Essroc

17 August 2016, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement AG and its Italian rival Italcementi SpA, the owner of Nazaerth-area Essroc operations have agreed to divest certain assets to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charge that the proposed US$4.2bn merger would likely harm US competition. The deal is not expected to affect area cement-making operations, officials from both companies said to The Morning Call on Tuesday. HeidelbergCement owns Lehigh Hanson Inc, which is based in Irving, Texas, while Italcementi owns Essroc ...

North America: fires at plant and quarry

12 May 2016, Published under Cement News

On Tuesday fires broke out at both the Cemex Balcones Quarry, Texas, USA, and the Lehigh Hanson Materials cement plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Sara Bouffard, Cemex director of communications, said no one was hurt. The fire was ruled accidental and determined to have been caused by welding. Fire marshal Kory Klabunde said he was unsure how much damage the fire caused, but the investigation was complete. Lehigh Hanson Health and Safety Director, Gerry Sanderson, said the plant was not ...

North America: Lehigh Hanson and Essroc closer to integration

10 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Integration of Lehigh Hanson and Essroc Cement is one step closer, with a scheduled mid-summer closing, as reported by Aggregate Research. With the merger of HeidelbergCement and Italcementi, the amalgamation of two of the US cement subsidiaries is moving ever closer. Shareholders of both firms were informed of Competition Bureau of Canada approval, as well as the forthcoming US Federal Trade Commission clearance of a combined Lehigh Hanson and Essroc Cement business, at the recent Heidelbe...

FLSmidth announces new orders in the Americas

11 January 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced three new orders at cement plants in Canada, Colombia and Bolivia.  Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd, owned by HeidelbergCement, has awarded a contract to FLSmidth for an OK™ 30-4 cement vertical mill to meet the increasing demand for cement in Canada. The mill will be installed at Lehigh Hanson's existing Edmonton cement plant located 13km from downtown Edmonton, Alberta. Additional scope of supply includes a cement powder cooler, related...

USA: Lehigh Hanson EPA hat-trick

23 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc announced that three of its cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR certification for 2015. The company’s cement manufacturing plants in Leeds (AL), Union Bridge (MD) and Glens Falls (NY) perform within the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meet the EPA's strict energy efficiency performance levels. This is the third-consecutive year the Union Bridge plant has received ENERGY S...

USA: Lehigh Hanson announces new president & CEO

19 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc, part of HeidelbergCement, announced Friday that Jon Morrish will succeed Daniel M Harrington as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr Harrington will retire after more than 20 years of service with the company and having held the position of President and CEO since 2010. "Under his leadership, Lehigh Hanson successfully managed through one of the worst economic downturns in recent history and capitalised on the market recovery in the last few years. Har...

Four Lehigh Hanson Cement Plants Earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

05 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that four of its Lehigh Cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious Energy Star certification for 2014. The company’s cement manufacturing plants in Leeds, Ala, Union Bridge, Md, Glens Falls, NY, and Redding, Calif, all perform within the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. “At Lehigh Hanson, we are committed to operatin...

USA: Union Bridge plant earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Certification

19 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc's plant in Union Bridge, MD, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the facility performs in the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. "At the Lehigh Cement plant in Union Bridge, we are committed to operating in a safe and environmentally responsible manner," said Kent Martin, plant manager. "Earni...